The 2015 Silicon Bayou 100: Group 1


Aaron Dirks

Aaron is Chairman and co-founder of Posigen, which provides solar power and energy efficiency services to homeowners in Louisiana, New York and Connecticut. He is also a “parallel entrepreneur,” trying to become more of a serial entrepreneur through his other ventures such as LiveryCar, a hybrid solutions provider and transportation company, and Joieful, a social platform connecting people to more meaningful experiences and recording more richly their travel in life. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Aaron Miscenich

As President of the New Orleans BioInnovation Center (NOBIC), Aaron brought the vision of a biotechnology incubator in New Orleans from concept to reality. For over a decade, he has worked to bring the 66,000 square foot to house tenants ranging from bio-fuel manufacturing to genetic testing. He is also the Executive Director of the Louisiana Cancer Research Center. On LinkedIn.

Adele Tiblier

Adele is the VP of Marketing at Turbosquid and an organizer for the city’s largest tech meetup group, Net2NO.  Adele brings an extensive background in search engine optimization, online marketing and promotion from over a decade of experience in the Internet industry.  Her knowledge and expertise of online marketing has served the tourism, technology, retail and nonprofit sectors, among others.  Previously Adele was an executive at FSC Interactive.  On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Alex Reed

Alex has worked for the past three years to build Advanced Polymer Monitoring Technologies, Inc. (APMT), and has dedicated much of what remains of his free time to mentoring Tulane students on technology entrepreneurship. APMT evelops, manufactures and distributes products and services for the real time monitoring and control of polymer reactions across all synthetic and natural polymer sectors from R&D through high volume industrial production. On LinkedIn.

Alyson Kilday

As the co-founder and creative director of Hop and Jaunt, an independent creative agency in New Orleans, Alyson creates products and brands that bring stories to life. She and her team provided the artwork for the 2015 BarCampNola. Alyson also teamed up with partner John Clark IV and Barrett Conrad to launch CityKey, an illustrated emoji keyboard app. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Andrea Chen

As the Executive Director of Propeller, Andrea has helped empower social entrepreneurs through strategic management and assistance for the past five years. She was a consultant and sat on the board of a number of organizations including the Louisiana Association of Public Charter Schools and the Greater New Orleans Writing Project. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Andrew Case

Digital forensics researcher Andrew is a core developer at Volatility and a co-developer at Registry Decoder. He is one of the founding members of NOLASec, an open, informal group that meets monthly around good food and drink to discuss current trends and research in the fields of computer security and digital forensics. Andrew also assisted in the planning and execution of the Security BSides conference that was held in New Orleans in 2013. On LinkedIn. On Twitter.

Angie Scott

Angie is Co-founder of New Orleans-based Search Influence, which helps businesses grow online through search engine optimization (SEO), online advertising, social media marketing, and a full-range of online marketing services. The company just celebrated its 10 year anniversary. On LinkedIn.

Angie White

Angie is a co-founder of TechBy20, technology networking group that meets in cities along the Louisiana’s I-20 corridor. She is also a certified economic developer and Senior VP at the North Louisiana Economic Partnership. Angie sits on the board of Cohab, an entrepreneurial hub in Shreveport. On LinkedIn.

Barrett Conrad

Barrett (previously featured on All About You) is a software developer and the founder of mobile gaming company Red Ticket Games.  Barrett also owns software development shop of Cotingasoft that launched an iPad-only app called Routine that allows users to track regular repetitive activities. He’s also the organizer of GNOCODE, a monthly developer meetup group. On LinkedIn.On Twitter.


This year’s Silicon Bayou 100 was made possible by sponsors 365 Connect, a leading provider of award-winning marketing, leasing and resident technology platforms for the multifamily housing industry, and LookFar, a software development studio. Beer from our beverage sponsor, the startup brewery Cajun Fire, will also be provided. 365 Connect Logo Lookfar Logo

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